Spanish Shilling

  • 2
Spanish Shilling
Comments and essays about Life in Spain
Website Social:

Latest Blog Posts »

  • Circulation Figures 8 hours ago There are essentially two auditors of the Spanish media - the OJD which measures how many copies are printed, and the slightly larger, but perhaps less believable, EGM, which says how many people read them (or see or listen to them in the case of broadcasters). The OJD is older, similar to the...
  • Market Day 1 week ago The Sunday market just outside El Alquilán (the town near the Almería airport) is massive. It starts on a roundabout - things in Andalucía are often informal - and reaches up a roadway for a kilometre or more. There's a roast chicken stand at the bottom, together with a chocolate and churro...
  • Adra (because it's there) 3 weeks ago Over the years, I have visited many parts of Spain. I've studied in Seville, lived in Madrid, spent long hospital time with my poor wife in Pamplona and run offices in Altea, Benhavís, San Pedro and Fuengirola (the old newspaper I had called 'The Entertainer' - from 1985 to 1999). Plus an office...
  • Independent Almería Towns 3 weeks ago In the last hundred years or so, a number of Almerian towns and villages have become independent from their larger neighbour. In all, about fifteen, including El Ejido (now with a population of 89,000), Garrucha and La Mojonera. Indeed, until 1981, El Ejido was just a district of next-door...
  • Tourism: Snakes and Ladders 1 month ago Tourism is a wonderful business. Instead of a fair trade between nations, it’s just an invisible export. The punters arrive, get sunburnt, see something, acquire a tattoo... and go home again, empty-handed. Their money remains safely in the hands of the shopkeepers and the hoteliers. What a...

ExpatsBlog.com Featured Expat Blog Badge:

Copy and paste code to display the Featured Blog Badge:

Website Reviews » There are 2 reviews on Spanish Shilling

Barbara
07:19 AM January 10, 2013

Long-time blog written by someone who really knows (and likes) Spain. Humorous and informative

Geoff Barlow
20:45 PM September 23, 2014

Always worth reading. Interesting, informative and often uplifting.

Leave some love for this blog:

Do you think this blog has what it takes to be listed at the top of Expats in Spain Blogs?
Please note: only positive or constructive comments will be published. Unnecessary, negative comments won't be published.
  • Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • RSS feed
  • Facebook

3191 Expat Blogs By Destination

Submit your blog for inclusion!

Recently Added Blogs

Blog posts just in!

  • Living in Italy (25 November)
  • The Wadas On Duty (18 November)
  • Growing Up two (16 November)
  • Thien-Lan Blog (13 November)
  • In my HEART (04 November)
  • Tim Rettig (04 November)
  • Be Marie Korea (02 November)
  • Not Just a Trailing Spouse (25 October)
  • Our Normandy Life (18 October)
  • Hit The Aude Jack! (16 October)